AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES
Date of Adoption: May 6, 2004.
Purpose: Revision to existing rules related to this program required by passage of EHB 1403 by the 2003 legislature.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 131-16-450.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-07-095 on March 16, 2004.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making:
Pilot Rule Making:
or Other Alternative Rule Making:
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
May 10, 2004
Agency Rules Coordinator
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-20-039, filed 9/28/00, effective 10/29/00)
WAC 131-16-450 Exceptional faculty awards trust fund. (1) Pursuant to chapter 29, Laws of 1990, the community and technical college exceptional faculty award program shall be subject to the following limitations:
(a) All funds generated by and through this program shall be credited to the college or its foundation exceptional faculty local endowment trust fund, from which only the earnings of such funds may be expended for the purpose of this program.
(b) Authorization to transfer funds from the exceptional
faculty award trust fund in the state treasury to a college or
its foundation endowment fund shall be contingent upon
certification by the college that no less than ((
ten thousand dollars of matching cash donations from private
sources has been deposited in the college endowment fund.
Grants to an individual college or its foundation
shall not exceed: Four grants to each college, in any single
(d))) Award of requested grants to a college or its foundation shall be contingent upon determination by the state board for community and technical college that the request is consistent with and meets the requirements of the rules of the state board for community and technical colleges and RCW 28B.50.835 through 28B.50.844. Further, if grant requests exceed available funds, the state board for community and technical college shall select the recipients.
(e))) (d) Funds granted for the purposes of the faculty
awards program shall be held in trust by the college to which
such funds were specifically awarded.
(f))) (e) Each college shall establish procedures by
which awards may be named in honor of a donor, benefactor, or
honoree; may designate the use of funds to individuals,
groups, or for the improvement of the faculty as a whole; and
may renew or redesignate the award annually.
(g))) (f) At the end of each fiscal year, the state
board for community and technical colleges will request an
accounting from each of the participating colleges to include
the amount of contributed endowment funds, their earnings,
type of investments, and uses made during the previous fiscal
(h))) (g) The process for determining awards shall be
subject to collective bargaining, except that the amount of
individual awards and the recipient(s) shall be determined by
the district board of trustees.
(i))) (h) Only individuals, groups, or the faculty as a
whole, who hold faculty assignments as defined by RCW 28B.52.020(2) shall be eligible to receive awards under this
(2) The award of exceptional faculty grants from the college endowment fund shall be subject to the following limitations:
The proceeds from the endowment fund shall be used to pay expenses for faculty awards, which may include faculty development activities, in-service training, temporary substitute or replacement costs directly associated with faculty development programs, conferences, travel, publication and dissemination of exemplary projects; to make a one time supplement to the salary of the holder or holders of a faculty award, for the duration of the award; or to pay expenses associated with the holder's program area.
(3) Funds from this program shall not be used to supplant existing faculty development funds.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW. 00-20-039, § 131-16-450, filed 9/28/00, effective 10/29/00; 99-13-013, § 131-16-450, filed 6/4/99, effective 7/5/99; 98-15-007, § 131-16-450, filed 7/2/98, effective 8/2/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.090 (7)(d) and (10), 28B.50.851, 28B.15.502(4), 28B.15.522, 28B.50.140(3) and 1990 c 29. 90-20-009 (Order 122, Resolution Nos. 90-42 and 90-43), § 131-16-450, filed 9/20/90, effective 10/21/90.]